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Weekend To Do list, Feb. 15

Updated: March 16, 2013 6:07AM



For brides-to-be

Bridal show: Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, Blue Chip Casino, Hotel and Spa, 777 Blue Chip Drive, Michigan City, $10. For more information, visit brideblu.weddingdaybridaltour.com.

Black history

Black history musical: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, Glen Theatre, 20 W. Ridge Road, Gary, sponsored by the African American Achievers Youth Corps Inc. and Brothers Keepers; $15 in advance, $20 at the door; tickets on sale at Beautiful Things in the Village Shopping Mall, Gary, or call 883-3907 or 887-2046.

Ballet

Kaleidoscope 2013: The Art of Movement, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, Valparaiso University Center for the Arts, 1709 Chapel Drive, presented by Indiana Ballet Theatre Northwest and Indiana University Northwest Dance Company, $14 adults, $10 children and IUN/VU students with identification, buy one ticket and bring a friend for free, group rates available, (888) 968-7486, 755-4444, or info@ibtnw.org, www.ibtnw.org or at Dance Stuf in Merrillville.

Book signing

Author appearance: Hear Sedrick Newbern read from his book “Unconditional Forgiveness: Lessons for Letting Go to Build Better Relationships” about growing up without his father’s influence in his life; actor Malik Yoba is scheduled to attend; book signing and open discussion included in the event 1-3 p.m. Feb. 16 at The Glen Theater, 20 W. Ridge Road, Gary; books available for $15 at the door; for information, call 980-1085.

Music

Purdue Glee Club concert: 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, Valparaiso High School auditorium, 2727 N. Campbell St., advance tickets $12 adults, $8 students; all tickets $15 at the door, up to age 5 admitted free; presented by Valparaiso Noon Kiwanis Club; for tickets, call 462-2665.

Gala fundraiser

Leap into the Arts gala fundraiser: 6 to 11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, Halls of St. George, 905 E. Joliet St., Schererville, participating groups are South Shore Dance Alliance, Northwest Indiana Symphony Youth Orchestra and Southlake Children’s Choir, $50, leapintothearts.org.

Oldtime dance

Valparaiso Oldtime Dance Society dance: 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, Valparaiso Family YMCA, 1201 Cumberland Crossing Drive, doors open at 6:30 p.m., beginning dance instructions at 7 p.m., $5 per person or $15 per family, free admission with college student identification, music by The Hoosier Recruits; dancing continues with contras, squares and other dances with added instruction; 464-0846, www.chicagobarndance.com or email valpodance@gmail.com.

On stage

“No Child” performance: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, Black Box Theatre at Arts on Grant, 3600 Grant St., Gary; $10; Indiana University Northwest performance is a one-woman show and a tour-de-force exploring one teaching artist’s attempt to engage a class of underachieving students in a tough Bronx high school; contains strong language and themes; discussion follows the performance; for reservations or more information, call 980-7761 or email ananders@iun.edu.

Americana

Music celebration: Tune up your vocal cords for a sing-along with Save the Tunes Council for a monthly celebration of traditional American music from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 15 and March 15 at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Visitor Center, 1215 N. Indiana 49; 395-1882 or www.nps.gov/indu.



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